Ascent of Mount Shasta on 2015-06-14

Climber: Sandy Lara

Date:Sunday, June 14, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Shasta
    Elevation:14162 ft / 4316 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started 4:18am to go West Face Gully route to Mt Shasta. Camp was at Hidden Valley (9300'). I led from 11K' to 13,300' (the top of the ridge) with slope varying from 35-42 degrees. Reached summit before 11am. Returned to camp, packed up, and packed out, arriving at car at about 6pm. Phil Bates organized, Neal Robbins assisted in leading, Lisa Miyake turned 31 on Sat. Others: Jason Seiroe, Fred Stehle, Phil Stinis. Three friends (Rob Bortolin, Su Yi, and Semira Chadorchi) took Avalanche Gulch route. We met at Misery Hill and the summit, and also at Horse Camp on the way out. Good spring water with spigot at Horse Camp, also composting toilet.

Additional stats: Hidden Valley back to cars-- 3.1mi, 2350' loss. 50+ pound backpack.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Start Trailhead:9162 ft / 2792 m
Descent Statistics

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